Happy Birthday Slick Rick

Slick Rick

Slick Rick “Rick the Ruler” turns 48 today.

A Grammy-nominated British-American rapper, Rick the Ruler was praised for his rapping style. His 1988 release, The Adventures of Slick Rick, achieved platinum status, as did his 1999 release, The Art of Storytelling.

Additionally, Slick Rick sticks around through mentions throughout a variety of rap songs, including songs by Lil Wayne, Lauryn Hill, Nas and Nicki Minaj.